Attorney Profile

Joseph Y. Ahmad

Joseph Ahmad

Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C. (or AZA)
3460 One Houston Center, 1221 McKinney Street
Houston, TX 77010
Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C. (or AZA)

Texas (TX)

Contact Contact Joseph Y. Ahmad
T: 713-655-1101
F: 713-655-0062

Practice Areas: Employment & Labor (80%), Business Litigation (10%), Employee Benefits (10%)

Employment & Labor

Business Litigation

Employee Benefits


Joe Ahmad handles executive employment cases, representing clients in covenant not to compete and trade secret litigation, in addition to assisting executives and corporate officers with the preparation and negotiation of employment agreements and other compensation issues.

Ahmad also represents clients in other high profile employment-related litigation, including discrimination, harassment and retaliation cases, and traditional labor disputes. His expertise extends to all major areas of employment litigation, including the Family Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and all anti-discrimination and retaliation laws.

Board Certified in Labor & Employment Law by The Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Ahmad has tried more than 50 cases to a verdict. He routinely is recognized as one of the top attorneys in the country. In addition to being named to the Texas Super Lawyers listing of the Top 100 attorneys in Texas, he also has earned recognition from The Best Lawyers in America and the Chambers USA Leading Lawyers for Business. He is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest possible rating.

A nationally-recognized expert in employment matters, Ahmad is a frequent commentator on issues related to employment law for various media entities including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Houston Chronicle, and local television stations.

Click here to read Ahmad’s blog Legal Issues in the Executive Suite.


Years of Selection

Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2014

About Joseph Ahmad

Admitted: 1989, Texas

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Blog entries — Joseph Y. Ahmad
Jimmy John’s Non-Compete a Non-Starter in Texas

‘LinkedIn Defense’ Isn’t Necessarily a Slam Dunk

Non-Compete Tips for New Texas Executives

Louis Vuitton, Coach Battle Over Trade Secrets, Non Compete

Texas Monthly v. New York Times: Where are the damages?

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